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Merit Health Wesley names employee of the year

Merit Health Wesley in Hattiesburg has named Anita Nobles, CNA, as 2019 recipient of the Margaret LaFon Employee of the Year Award. This award is the highest honor bestowed on a hospital employee each year. Nobles was chosen from among more than 1,000 employees for the honor.

Employees are nominated for the award by their hospital peers, administrators and patients based on their commitment to patient care, their professionalism, and their contributions on the job.

Nobles has worked for Merit Health Wesley since August 2015 on the hospital’s Medical-Surgical department as a certified nursing assistant.

The hospital also named Clinical Manager of the Year, Julie Roberts, RN, and Non-Clinical Manager of the Year, Fara Bailey.

Roberts serves as the Clinical Manager in the Medical-Surgical department, where she manages the day-to-day operations of two units. She has worked at Merit Health Wesley for three years.

Bailey is the Patient Access Director in the Admitting Department. She joined Merit Health Wesley in 2004.


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